Construction Estimator/Project Manager

Construction Estimator

HDR Remodeling is a Berkeley-based, award-winning Design + Build residential remodeling corporation with over 30 years’ experience. We are seeking a highly skilled Construction Estimator looking for long-term, full-time employment with a well-established company and with the opportunity for advancement.

We work only in the East Bay area from Oakland/Piedmont to El Cerrito (very little travel). The ideal candidate should be able to accurately estimate residential construction projects.

The responsibilities would include the following:

· Your main goal is to estimate and package the project.

  • Develop budget estimates performing accurate quantity takeoffs using plans and specifications.
  • Review, interpret, and accurately estimate the scope of work in the project documents.

· Create scope of work with Design Team for project that details how the project will be built.

· For preliminary proposal, create estimate using in-house/historical cost information to give estimate.

· Continue to estimate the project by consulting other subs and suppliers.

· Organize Subcontractor site visits for final pricing from trades.

  • Ensure that drawings, specifications, labor hours/days and special requirements are clear.
  • Provide value engineering ideas and cost delta.
  • Provide assistance to Build team as needed.
  • Ability to obtain building permits is a plus.


  • 4+ years of estimating experience
  • Construction Knowledge/Management
  • Knowledge of NEC, Title 24, CBC and local codes
  • MS Word and Excel proficiency

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $140,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
HDR Remodeling confirms that they follow all recommended State and County safety protocols with respect to Covid-19 and that any employee entering or working at a project will be properly protected and educated on these protocols


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Construction estimating: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

HDR Remodeling
Berkeley, CA 94703, US
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